Notable Screenwritersby The-Ambassador | created - 30 Jul 2015 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
4. Sean Mullin
Producer | Amira & Sam
Sean Mullin is an award-winning filmmaker who holds an MFA in Film Directing from Columbia University and a B.S. from The United States Military Academy at West Point.
As a writer/director, his short films - Sadiq, Man is a Bridge, and The 14th Morning - have won numerous awards and played at film ...
5. Amy Schumer
Writer | Trainwreck
Amy Schumer was born on June 1, 1981 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Amy Beth Schumer. She is a writer and actress, known for Trainwreck (2015), Inside Amy Schumer (2013) and I Feel Pretty (2018). She has been married to Chris Fischer since February 13, 2018.
9. Brit Marling
Actress | Another Earth
Brit Heyworth Marling was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Heidi (Johnson) and John Marling, both of whom work in real estate. She graduated from Georgetown University, with a bachelor's in economics, and was offered a job with Goldman Sachs, which she turned down in favour of a career as an artist.
10. Leslye Headland
Writer | Bachelorette
Leslye Headland was born on November 26, 1980 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Leslye Ann Headland. She is a writer and director, known for Bachelorette (2012), Sleeping with Other People (2015) and Heathers (2018). She has been married to Rebecca Henderson since September 18, 2016.
12. Jared P. Scott
Producer | Requiem for the American Dream
Jared P. Scott is an Emmy® nominated writer/director, award-winning filmmaker, and NYTimes Bestseller.
Jared recently wrote, directed, and produced THE AGE OF CONSEQUENCES (2016/17) - an investigation of climate change and US national security - nominated for an Emmy® for Outstanding Politics and ...
14. Seth Rogen
Actor | This Is the End
An actor, comedian and writer, Seth Rogen has come a long way from doing stand-up comedy as a teen.
Rogen was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, to Sandy (Belogus), a social worker, and Mark Rogen, who worked for non-profits. His father is American-born and his mother is Canadian. He is of Russian...
15. Aziz Ansari
Actor | Parks and Recreation
Aziz Ansari was born in Columbia, South Carolina, to Fatima, a medical office worker, and Shoukath, a gastroenterologist. His family is from Tamil Nadu, India. He graduated from NYU as a business major in 2004. He graduated from the South Carolina Governor's School for Math and Science in ...
17. Warren Beatty
Actor | Reds
Since starring in his first film, Splendor in the Grass (1961), Warren Beatty has been said to have demonstrated a greater longevity in movies than any actor of his generation. Few people have taken so many responsibilities for all phases of the production of films as producer, director, writer, ...
Writer | What Price Hollywood?
Adela Rogers St. Johns was born Nora Adela Rogers on May 20, 1894 in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of legendary criminal defense attorney Earl Rogers, a brilliant barrister who drank himself to death at an early age. Lionel Barrymore won a Best Actor Oscar playing a mouthpiece based on her ...
20. Martin Scorsese
Director | Taxi Driver
Martin Charles Scorsese was born on November 17, 1942 in Queens, New York City, to Catherine Scorsese (née Cappa) and Charles Scorsese, who both worked in Manhattan's garment district, and whose families both came from Palermo, Sicily. He was raised in the neighborhood of Little Italy, which later ...
22. Chris Weitz
Writer | About a Boy
Chris Weitz was born on November 30, 1969 in New York City, New York, USA as Christopher John Weitz. He is a producer and writer, known for About a Boy (2002), The Golden Compass (2007) and Rogue One (2016). He has been married to Mercedes Martinez since 2006. They have one child.
Actor | Terminator 2: Judgment Day
An actor, writer, and director, Lynch has won numerous awards for his work, including the Natalie Wood Award for Acting and a Dramalogue Award for Playwriting. Lynch's play, One-Eyed Jacks & Suicide Kings, was an ACTF Regional Finalist and a recipient of a Dramalogue Award for its Beverly HIlls ...